BELGRADE -- The Serbian government over the weekend adopted three media laws and sent them to parliament for a debate under urgent procedure.
NOVI SAD -- Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić says the creation of the so-called army of Kosovo would be a threat to Serbia's stability and the stability in the region.
BELGRADE -- Federica Mogherini, minister of foreign affairs of Italy, the presiding EU country, is visiting Serbia on Monday where she will talk to top state officials.
BELGRADE -- Analyst and former ambassador in France Predrag Simić says that when it comes to the Ukraine crisis, "Serbia has for now avoided serious consequences."
BELGRADE -- A document was signed on Friday approving EUR 30 million in grants-in-aid from the IPA funds for recovery of the 24 flood-hit municipalities in Serbia.
BELGRADE -- Special adviser to the Serbia government Franco Frattini considers Serbia's role as a bridge between the EU and Moscow to be "very important."
BELGRADE -- Nobody has the right lecture Serbia, especially not those who "brought our own territorial integrity into question," said Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić.
BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić signed on Thursday a book of condolences at the Dutch embassy in Belgrade, Tanjug reported.
NOVI SAD -- Leader of the opposition DS party Bojan Pajtić says he is not considering stepping down as head of the provincial government in Vojvodina.
BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has responded to reports that Vuk Jeremić is a nominee for the top UN job by saying Serbia has not yet nominated anyone.
BELGRADE -- 100 years after Austria-Hungary’s ultimatum to the Kingdom of Serbia, Austrian Ambassador Johannes Eigner says it was "written so it could not be accepted."
BELGRADE -- A community of Serb municipalities in Kosovo is entering a phase where its "fundamental establishment should finally begin," says Marko Đurić.
BELGRADE -- The U.S. respects the traditional friendship between Serbia and Russia, U.S. Ambassador Michael Kirby told Beta in an interview, the agency reported.
BELGRADE -- Serbian Ministry of Defense will continue to promote defense cooperation with the U.S. army, including joint military exercises and training of troops.
BELGRADE -- Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said that Serbia strongly condemns the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger airplane in Ukraine last week.
BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić said on Wednesday that "no one speaks the language of ultimatums to Serbia today - nor would he personally allow something of the kind."
BELGRADE -- Serbia has until September 1 to decide whether to impose sanctions against Russia and so join the EU or maintain its current neutral position, a daily writes.
BRUSSELS -- Marko Đurić says he is "stunned by the statement of Edita Tahiri" that an agreement was reached "to remove the barricades" from a bridge in Kosovska Mitrovica.
BELGRADE -- Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić has said that Serbia's position on the situation in Israel and Ukraine was "clear."
"NATO's Article 5 offers little protection against Vladimir Putin's Russia," Iulian Fota, Romania's presidential national security adviser, told me on a recent visit to Bucharest. "
"This visit is a signal that the government's efforts since 2012 have been rewarded, especially in the context of the dialogue with Kosovo, which was the decisive step. There is also the fight against corruption and an ambitious reform agenda,"
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